Google Pixel 3 has finally launched alongside bigger sibling Pixel 3 XL for a starting price of Rs 71,000. The smartphone comes in the renowned dual-tone design with slight changes on the surface over the last generation but a lot of hardware and software changes on the inside.
The Google Pixel 3 starts in India at Rs 71,000 for the base 64GB variant while the 128GB variant is priced at Rs 80,000. The phone will be exclusively available on Flipkart, with pre-orders beginning on October 11, and shipping on November 1.
The Pixel 3 comes in Clearly White, Just Black, and Not Pink colors with a 5.5-inch display up front. This one, unlike the bigger sibling, has no notch. It gets a Full HD+ flexible OLED display which is certified for HDR support. The device comes with Gorilla Glass 5 on both the front and the back while there is an aluminum frame along the edges.
The glass back on the back adds support for wireless charging while the Pixel 3 also gets 18W fast charging support which can help beef up its 2,915mAh for 7 hours of usage in 15 minutes. There are no points for guessing that it uses a Snapdragon 845 to power up while there’s 4GB of RAM to take care of the multi-tasking. Let’s take a look at what the Pixel 3 has to offer on paper.
Pixel 3 Specifications
Here’s a description of the specifications that the smartphone boasts:
|Dimensions and Weight||68.2 x 145.6 x 7.9 mm
|Display||5.5-inch Flexible P-OLED
2160x1080p, 18:9 ratio
Gorilla Glass 5
|Processor||Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
|Rear Cameras||12.2MP f/1.8
Dual LED flash, OIS+EIS
|Front Camwera||8MP f/1.8 auto-focus + 8MP f/2.2 wide angle
18W fast charging and wireless charging
|Software||Android 9 Pie|
|Sensors||Active Edge, Fingerprint, flicker sensor, accelerometer, proximity, magnetometer, barometer|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual band 2X2,
Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB-C
|Price||Starts at Rs 71,000|
Google has also added a slew of camera features such as HDR+ by default, Top Shot to capture the best action shots, Photobooth Mode for a hands-free experience. The smartphone also features dual cameras on the front with the secondary sensor facilitating wide-angle selfies.
The smartphone also borrows the Pixel Visual Core chip and we are eager to test just how much improvements there are in the Pixel 3 camera.
Price and Availability in India
The Pixel 3 comes in 64GB and 128GB variants whose prices have been set to Rs 71,000 and Rs 80,000 respectively. Both variants will be available only on Flipkart, with pre-orders starting on October 11 and shipping on November 1.
- See Google Pixel 3 on Flipkart (Rs 71,000 onwards)